Principal Siraj beaten by other accused
Published: 16:36 24 October 2019 Updated: 22:20 24 October 2019
All the 16 accused have been sentenced to death in the murder case of Feni’s Madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi. After hearing the verdict, the accused were slapped and beat Sirajuddoula, the prime accused in the case.
The incident took place on Thursday when the 16 accused, along with principal Siraj, took to Prison Van after the verdict.
While being taken to jail following the death sentence in the Nusrat murder case, the other accused suddenly beat Siraj after he was lifted to PrisonVan, according to eyewitnesses.
“We got death sentence because of you” — some of the defendants are saying at that time.
Earlier, the court sentenced 16 people including principal Md Sirajuddoula to death in the case lodged over the murder of Sonagazi madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi. At the same time, the accused have been fined Tk 1 lakh each.
Judge Md Mamunur Rashed of Feni Women and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal pronounced the verdict.
The death awardees are — former principal of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa Md Sirajuddaula, Nur Uddin, Shahdat Hossain Shamim, Sonagazi municipality councillor Maksud Alam, Saifur Rahman Mohammad Jobayer, Jabed Hossain alias Sakhwat Hossain Jabed, Hafez Abdul Kader, Afsar Uddin, Kamrun Nahar Moni, Umme Sultana alias Popy alias Tuhin alias Shampa alias Champa, Abdur Rahim Sharif, Eftekhar Uddin Rana, Imran Hossain alias Mamun, Mohammad Shamim, Vice-President of the Governing Body of Madrasah Ruhul Amin and Mohiuddin Shakil.
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